Posts Tagged ‘Memorial Day’
“Honorable Distinction” at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church
“Eagle” by Joe Hing Lowe
Part 8 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
Cypress Hills National Cemetery is the only United States National Cemetery in New York City.
Father Vincent Capodanno, who died in Vietnam Sept. 4,1967, was one of the “great priest chaplains,”
What does the American Dream mean to the immigrant Muslims, who are arriving to New York City in ever greater numbers? On Memorial Day, Tayabali reflected on this question in a small hall on Springfield Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. He and 200 other Shia Muslims were meeting to remember Syedna Qutubuddin Shaheed, who died a martyr in 1648 AD.
Freedom of religion allows Shia Muslims in Jamaica, Queens to preserve their traditions.